As well as a noted numismatist Mark Borckardt is a knowledgeable historian. In this talk he shares the story behind the War of 1812. In the video you will hear about the:
* conditions that caused the war
* Conscription of US naval sailors by the British and cases where it was most egregious
* An account of President Madison's speech to Congress that resulted in a declaration of war
* Different areas of fighting and battles
Speaker(s): Mark Borckardt.